Ahead of the meeting, staffers provided President Trump with some 100 pages of briefing materials aimed at laying out a tough posture toward Russian President Vladmir Putin, but Trump ignored most of it, according to one person familiar with the discussions.
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Time and again, in the face of strong and direct questions by two American reporters, the president refused to stand up for the country he was elected to represent and protect.
Republicans — including some who usually avoid criticizing the president — joined with Democrats to upbraid him.
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The interview turned heated at points, with Wallace clearly frustrated by Putin’s trademark filibustering and Putin clearly frustrated by a journalist actually challenging him.
The meeting highlighted the global ascendance of the Russian president’s ruthless approach to politics and to facts — the posture that any truth can be an illusion, that any journalist or public servant is likely pursuing an ulterior motive.
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